Five Tips to Encourage Reluctant Breeders

You’ve done all the right things, selected the best possible animals to breed from, cared for them really well, fed them and generally prepared them for this moment – and now it seems, they’re just not interested in doing the ‘birds-and-the-bees’ thing! There are not many things more frustrating for …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Diet

Few things cause so much anxiety and heartache amongst reptile keepers as a creature that staunchly refuses to eat. Getting the diet and feeding regime right depends on a lot of things, of course, and not least what kind of animal you’re dealing with, but many of the commonly encountered …

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Understanding Thermoregulation

Leaving aside the debates about whether at least some of the dinosaurs were really warm-blooded, modern-day reptiles are certainly not, relying instead on their external environment to regulate their bodily temperature. That hardly comes as news to any reptile fan, but what we often forget is that there is more …

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Reptile Keeping and the Law FAQs

Like just about everything else in life, there are laws to be obeyed when it comes to keeping pets – and pet reptiles are no exception. Fortunately, however, keeping on the right side of the boys in blue isn’t too hard, but as always, it pays to be sure, so …

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